Dual Inter Dominion placegetter Flaming Flutter is on target to run in the Group 1 $100,000 Ubet South Australian Pacing Cup (2230m) at Globe Derby Park on Saturday, January 9.
Trainer Geoff Webster said Flaming Flutter had taken no harm from a recent Perth campaign and was on target for a trip to Adelaide.
In Perth, Flaming Flutter’s last start was a third to Lennytheshark in the Inter Dominion final (2536m) at Gloucester Park on December 13.
Earlier in the year at Menangl
Freelance reinsman Wayne Hill equalled an Australian record of six winners at a meeting at Victor Harbor on Monday, December 28.
Hill is the 18th Australian driver to achieve the effort including Victorian champion Kerryn Manning who has done it three times.
He is the third South Australian joining Geoff Webster (Monday, December 15, 2003) and David Harding (Saturday, February 18, 2006).
Hill’s winners were Windburnt ($6.80 for Jill Neilson), Machtwister ($22.20 for Andrew
Gawler couple John and Sylvia Stretch look to have really have had ‘beginner’s luck’ with their first involvement into racehorse ownership.
The husband and wife are part-owners of Snipetron, an impressive debut winner at the Gawler and Barossa Jockey Club Christmas Party meeting on Monday, December 28.
Goolwa-based trainer David Jolly said Snipetron was a horse to follow.
The three-year-old landed a solid betting plunge in a debut win in the Schweppes Mixers Plate (1100m).
Last time the Women’s Australian Open was held in Adelaide, professional golfer Stephanie Na was only five years old.
Another five years on she was starting to hit golf balls at the Grange Golf Club.
Now the Adelaide player can’t believe she will compete in the Australian Open on the 18-holes she grew up on at Grange.
“I can’t say I ever thought I’d have the opportunity to play an Australian Open in my backyard,” Na said.
“It’s huge, the Australian Open means a lot to me.”
With a 2-1 win over the Aces in Sunday's game four in Melbourne, Adelaide Bite finished level in its Australian Baseball League series with Melbourne, 2-2.
It was a fortunate split, as the Aces out-hit Adelaide 37-23 and outscored the Bite 18-6 over the four contests, with the 8-0 game three shut-out the first for Adelaide this season.
The Bite broke open the scoreless fourth game in the fifth inning, when with two out, Kyle Petty belted his league-leading 11th home run of th
World No.1 Lydia Ko will defend her ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open championship in Adelaide. The New Zealander, still just 18, became the youngest winner in the tournament’s storied history when she saluted at Royal Melbourne in February. She will be joined on The Grange Golf Club’s West Course by Australia’s top-ranked players, LPGA Tour winner Minjee Lee and five-time national champion Karrie Webb – the first confirmed starters in what will be a star-studded field back
South Australian Amber Marshall is now the 2015 Under 14's Australian Tennis Singles and Doubles Tennis champion.
In Melbourne today (Thursday December 10) Marshall won the Singles Championship final 7-6, 7-5 over Annerly Poulos and impressively went through the tournament not losing a set.
The new Australian champion felt the pressure going into the tournament after being the number one seed.
"I've only ever made semis in the Australian nationals before and being the num
The rebuilding has begun of the razed property of Mallala harness partners Phillip Westbury and Kerry Green.
It may only seem a small step but Nigel Martini and the team from Xtreme Concrete have laid a 120 square metre slab of concrete as the popular pair start again after the disastrous Pinery fire destroyed their lives.
“I want to get Kerry back racing as soon as possible,” Westbury said.
“It is important to get some normality back after such a heart breaking loss.